Wanda [Muir]


[Louie Strentzel Muir]


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[3]roll up dunage bags and lead pack horses when we are moving.I suppose Helen has told you about beautiful Hetch Hetchy and the delightful trips we took from there. The valley seems to be just at its best now. The falls are wonderfully beautiful and the floor of the valley is covered with thousands of exquisite flowers and I think the walls are nearly as fine as Yosemite The snow storm made it look like a wonderful fairy land and the thunder storm roared and cracked gloriously. There was one mean little [storm?] at night which soaked our blankets [but?] nobody got cross and the sun [was?] bright and warm the next day With these exceptions we had the most perfect warm spring weather imaginable. We were the first people in the valley this season but the day after we left Mr Ritter Dr Blake ([math?] man) and Will [illegible]den went down there, if we had known that they were coming we would have stayed another day. While we were there we went up [illegible] the beautiful [illegible]ll Valley, and a little way into the Tuolumne Canyon, just far enough09189


Crocker's [Calif.]

Date Original

[1903] May 28


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 20.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 13, Image 0578

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